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Can a person wityh kidney disease take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Can a person wityh kidney disease take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Possibly: Viagra (sildenafil) requires dose adjustment with hepatic disease, but basically ok if not on nitrates.

Cialis has drun interactions, beyond nitrates and that includes Alpha blockers. Kidney disease per se is not the problem as much as medications you may be taking to control hypertension or other aspects of your renal disease. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Is viagra (sildenafil) 100mg safe for person having polycystic kidney disease with a normal GFR and having proteinurea in his urine? Can he take 3x per week viagra (sildenafil)?

Is viagra (sildenafil) 100mg safe for person having polycystic kidney disease with a normal GFR and having proteinurea in his urine? Can he take 3x per week viagra (sildenafil)?

Viagra (sildenafil): In general, yes it is safe. Blood pressure can decline with viagra (sildenafil). So, the combination of viagra (sildenafil) with calcium channel blocker may drop your blood pressure substantially. I recommend trying 25 mg or 50 mg rather than 100 mg. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 5mg of Cialis for daily use for a man with stage 3 kidney disease?

Is it safe to take 5mg of Cialis for daily use for a man with stage 3 kidney disease?

Check with your doc.: This dose is appropriate for your degree of kidney dysfunction, however many people with chronic kidney disease also take medications that could have significant interactions with cialis. Also other disorders such as heart disease common in patients with kidney disease may limit your use of this medication. I urge you to check with your doctor to make sure that Cialis is safe for you. Take care. ...Read more

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Can a man with stage 3 kidney disease take 20mg of cialis?

Can a man with stage 3 kidney disease take 20mg of cialis?

With caution.: Caution is recommend with Cialis use in patients with decreased kidney function. Dosing of Cialis needs to be adjusted in kidney disease, and is based on gfr. Stage 3 represents a GFR of 30-59ml/min. The dose is 5mg once per day max. For kidney function worse than this, 5mg once every 72 hours is possible, but not recommended. ...Read more

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Can a person with kidney problems take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Can a person with kidney problems take Cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Yes? Lower dose: Subjects with kidney problems can take Cialis & viagra (sildenafil) however they should consult with their nephrologist first. Reduced kidney function may result in slower excretion of the medication so that it remains in the body longer. Best to start withviagra (sildenafil) 25mg or Cialis 5mg. Consider low dose daily Cialis rather than higher dose before planned or anticipated sex. Be aware of all side-effects first. ...Read more

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What are if any negative effects from taking Cialis 20mg for a person with stage 3 mild kidney disease?

What are if any negative effects from taking Cialis 20mg for a person with stage 3 mild kidney disease?

Normally OK: It's ok to take Cialis with chronic kidney disease, provided it's well tolerated and you're not taking any nitrate drugs for heart disease. If you're the one with this condition and you're only 31, be sure your kidney disease is as well defined as possible (31 is young for this). If your kidney function has not been measured with a 24 hour urine test, it should be, . ...Read more

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What effect does Cialis have on person with stage 3 kidney disease?

What effect does Cialis have on person with stage 3 kidney disease?

Cialis in Stage 3: Patients with all stages of chronic kidney disease can take Cialis with no problems. Cialis cannot be used in men taking nitrates for cardiac disease. If you are not on these medicines, go ahead and take Cialis as often as you need to. ...Read more

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Why is caution recommend when talking Cialis 20mg for. A.Person. With improving stage 3 kidney disease?

Why is caution recommend when talking Cialis 20mg for. A.Person. With improving stage 3 kidney disease?

Fluid balance: Sildenafil, a phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor, can active affect your fluid balance and flow through your kidney, bladder, as well as have effects on your prostate and potentially urine flow. If you have heart failure it can have implications for your heart. Very important to talk to your doctor to discuss these interactions before taking cialis. ...Read more

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Is a 20mg Cialis pill safe for a man with stage 3 kidney disease?

Is a 20mg Cialis pill safe for a man with stage 3 kidney disease?

Cialis in Stage 3: Yes, it is. See your nephrologist and he will tell you that the only absolute contraindication against taking drugs like Cialis is using nitrates. This is because nitrates lower blood pressure by vasodiliation. Kidney function, at any level, is not a problem taking drugs like cialis. ...Read more

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I have the beginning stages of kidney disease. Is taking 50 mg of Viagra (sildenafil) safe?

I have the beginning stages of kidney disease. Is taking 50 mg of Viagra (sildenafil) safe?

Here are someā€¦: Taking Viagra (sildenafil) 50 or 100 mg is okay as long as being tolerable and without contraindication. More? Ask the prescribing doctor for specific details timely. ...Read more

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Can a person on dialysis take cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Can a person on dialysis take cialis or viagra (sildenafil)?

Meds: Those medications are not contraindicated on dialysis, but you would need to talk to your renal doctor about the dose. ...Read more

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For a person with hypertension say 130/99 is it fine to take Cialis. Does cialis/viagra increase the blood flow to organs and cause blindness/?

For a person with hypertension say 130/99 is it fine to take Cialis. Does cialis/viagra increase the blood flow to organs and cause blindness/?

You need more info: You obviously haven't done enough research!
talk to the doctor who is treating your blood pressure to find out if it is safe for you to take cialis.
Cialis does not cause blindness but it can affect your vision. Learn more before you take it! ...Read more

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I am a 42 year old male with A-Fib my whole life. No meds. Can I take Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil)? if so is one safer than the other? Than kyou.

I am a 42 year old male with A-Fib my whole life. No meds. Can I take Cialis or Viagra (sildenafil)? if so is one safer than the other? Than kyou.

Erectile Dysfunction: You could take either one of these medications as long as you are not taking nitrates. The safety profile is essentially the same. ...Read more

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Can I take nitratine that's in a supplement d pol and still use viagra (sildenafil) or cialis?

Best to avoid D-pol: Nitratine (sodium nitrate) is marketed as a supplement to increase blood flow (via its metabolite, nitric oxide) during exercise, allowing for longer workouts & faster muscle development. However, to my knowledge, there's no medical proof that it works. If it does work through nitric oxide, then PDE5 inhibitors like Viagra (sildenafil) could bottom out your BP, theoretically, which is not safe. Best not to use ...Read more

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I take Novasc and Lopressor. Can I take Viagra, or Cialis, or Levitra safely?

I take Novasc and Lopressor. Can I take Viagra, or Cialis, or Levitra safely?

Multiple facets: If you're taking these meds in order lower your BP or in order to prevent angina, would probably want some sort of stress test first. If taking for AFib and no symptoms would want Holter monitor first. Having stated this, it is my opinion that you may be taking a significant risk to your own life by starting such a medication without an in-person consultation with a medical professional. ...Read more

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I'm taking 80mg Telmisartan and 5mg Nebivolol everyday. Is it safe to take Viagra or Cialis?

I'm taking 80mg Telmisartan and 5mg Nebivolol everyday. Is it safe to take Viagra or Cialis?

Here are some...: There has been no specific warning of interaction from these medications, except taking nitrates. But, in reality, I still advise my patients to use PDE-5 inhibitors like Viagra, Cialis for a time window of 6-8 hours from alpha-blockers; likewise, try doing the same for these. This precaution is reasonable & doable. More on ED? To articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html ...Read more

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I'm taking 80mg Telmisartan and 5mg Nebivolol everyday. Is it safe to take Viagra or Cialis? If not what is your recommendation?

I'm taking 80mg Telmisartan and 5mg Nebivolol everyday. Is it safe to take Viagra or Cialis? If not what is your recommendation?

Here are some...: All what you should do is applying the advice as suggested and see since, in reality, there is no guaranty and the only best guaranty is do not use it. So, use drugs as instructed but still with caution since no doc knows anything for any disease conditions or medications as expected by lawyers and public as portrayed by media. This is life reality. More? Contact me as needed; I can help to a.... ...Read more

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Natural medicines, like herbal pills, that help keep an erection? No trouble getting one, keeping one is problem. Don't want to take viagra/cialis etc.

Natural medicines, like herbal pills, that help keep an erection? No trouble getting one, keeping one is problem. Don't want to take viagra/cialis etc.

Here is...: What I would said may not be what you like to here. But as a professional, I still state: it's rare to have ed as described in someone of 21; in fact, overindulgence and obsession in sex have bothered many youngsters' life. Remember: sex is a process of very heavy mental and physical drainage and requires a period of resting for replenishing the energy and ability.

So, try sex less often and... ...Read more

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